National Leadership

The national AMA Alliance leaders hail from all across the country and represent the entire family of medicine.  The new elected leaders are officially installed each year at the AMA Alliance Annual Meeting held in Chicago in June.

Officers:

President
jo_terry_smJo Terry, Tennessee
see bio
President-Elect
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Sarah Sanders, Indiana
Secretary
patklettkePatricia Klettke, Utah

Treasurer

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Rosemary Xavier, Florida

Immediate Past President

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Pat Hyer
, Texas

Board

 front row  left to right: Pat Hyer, Rosemary Xavier, Sarah Sanders, Jo Terry, Pat Klettke, Ruth Ryan. back row:  Beverly Wright, Julie Newman, Nancy Schneider, Trish Youngman, Michele Kalish, Kay Brada, Mary Beth Ellison,Beth Irish, Kim Moser and Debbi Ricks

 

Directors:
Ann Anderson, Florida – Finance
Mary Beth Ellison, Ohio – Bylaws
Michele Kalish, Maryland – Finance
Kimberly Moser, Kentucky – Bylaws
Julie Newman, North Carolina/Maryland – Bylaws
Nancy Schneider, California – Bylaws
Liz Walker, Utah – Physician- In-Training Spouse Representative
Ruth Ryan, Kentucky – Parliamentarian

Committee Chairs (Board of Directors)
Julie Newman, North Carolina/Maryland – Membership Chair
Beth Irish, Oregon – Legislation Chair
Michele Kalish, Maryland – Health Promotion Chair
Beverly Wright, North Carolina – Bylaws Chairman

Health Promotion Committee:
Nancy Schneider, California – Co-Chair and AHEI Representative
Michele Kalish, Maryland – Co-Chair
Carol Sankovic, Ohio
Trish Youngman, Kansas
Mindie Factor, Arizona

Legislation Committee: 
Beth Irish, Oregon- Chair & AMA Council on Legislation Representative
Donna Baver Rovito, Pennsylvania
Jan Bausch, Nebraska
Stephanie Cospito, New York

Membership Committee: 
Julie Newman, North Carolina/Maryland – Chair
Rachael Kunesh, North Carolina
Donna Witty, Mississippi
Sandi Anderson, California
Mary Lyons Rice, Colorado

Communications Committee:
Ann Anderson, Florida, Chair
Debbi Ricks, California – Social Media Manager
Pat Klettke, Utah – Alliance in Motion (AIM) Magazine Editor
Ann Anderson, Florida – Alliance in Motion (AIM) Magazine Editor
Kim Moser, Kentucky – LINK E-news Editor
Mary Beth Ellison, Ohio – LINK E-news Editor
Patricia Udekwu, North Carolina
Jeanine Kingsley, Nebraska

Finance Committee:
Rosemary Xavier, Florida – Chair
Ann Anderson, Florida
Pat Hyer, Texas
Michele Kalish, Maryland
Pat Klettke, Utah
Julie Newman, North Carolina/Maryland

Physician-in-Training Committee
Patricia Hyer, Texas – Chair
Michelle Chestnut, Utah
Liz Walker, Utah
Sharon Robinson, Texas
Ashlie Schooler, Massachusetts
Barbara Jett, Oklahoma

Regional Meeting Task Force
Cami Pond, Indiana – Chair
Rosemary Xavier, Florida – EC Liaison
Barb Sperling, California
Nancy Swikert, MD, Kentucky
Paula Madison, Massachusetts
Marie-Christine Reti, Massachusetts
Deb Peabody, South Carolina
Grace Wellman, South Dakota
Ann Takasaki, Utah

Program Development Task Force
Sarah Sanders and Julie Newman – co-chairs
Beverly Wright, North Carolina
Amy Gammel, Misssissippi

AMA Alliance Representative to AMPAC
Kay Brada, Kansas (appointed by AMPAC Board)

AMA Foundation
Sarah Sanders, Ohio
Pat Hyer, Texas

National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse
Trish Youngman